Researcher & writer covering climate, environment, science and society | Words in @PositiveNewsUK @earthisland | Prev. @ClientEarth @ODI_Global 354 ppm 🌎 🌍 🌏

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Joined February 2011
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“The Australia gas industry isn't in crisis; it’s in heaven,” says @RDNS_TAI, in @THEMONTHLY.
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While millions starve, 10% of the world's grain and 18% of its vegetable oil are being burnt. And governments want to burn far more. It's monstrous and obscene, a crime against humanity. My column. theguardian.com/commentisfre…
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“Once there is a clear legal position on attribution between emissions and a climate outcome, then that really opens the floodgates for cases against companies that have historically emitted significantly,” #climatelitigation lnkd.in/ejwp9FMv
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Universal Basic Income could transform our food system, bringing citizens out of poverty & able to afford healthy & sustainable food. Could it break the 'stranglehold' of a neoliberal economy built on cheap food & labour? @UBILabNetwork wickedleeks.riverford.co.uk/…
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📈Expanding onshore wind could add £45bn to the economy and create 27,000 jobs ⚡️New wind projects are 6x cheaper than using gas to generate electricity 😀No wonder people prefer wind to fracking, oil+gas AND pizza🍕 Great blog @admpbntt 👇 greenallianceblog.org.uk/202…
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We were delighted to host our #LostRainforests event in Parliament yesterday with @pow_rebecca & to hear the Minister’s support for these amazing habitats! We are urging the Government to go further by implementing a Great British Rainforests Strategy to protect and restore them.
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New analysis by @IEA shows that doubling energy efficiency improvements would slash global energy use by the same amount used in CHINA every year by 2030, saving households $650bn. Who said energy efficiency wasn't exciting?! 🇨🇳😮theguardian.com/environment/…
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What an amazing deal
I found this meme, which is supposed to be menacing, on a right wing FB page, and I could only think, Huh, that's a pretty good deal.
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Stopping new fossil fuels is vital to tackling #ClimateCrisis says @IPCC_CH @IEA etc UK govt - current president of UN climate talks - f*ck it, we'll do it anyway and claim wrongly it helps energy security But we know its embarrassing, so we'll bury the news under the #Jubilee
Jackdaw gas field - originally licensed in 1970 - has today received final regulatory approval. We're turbocharging renewables and nuclear, but we are also realistic about our energy needs now. Let's source more of the gas we need from British waters to protect energy security.
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We’re looking to raise $15,000 to directly fund @grist's Indigenous Affairs desk. We’re at 15% of our goal and right now, when you give, a generous group of donors will TRIPLE all donations — but only until Sunday. go.grist.org/webmail/399522/…
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a guardian investigation has found at least a quarter of capital expenditure on oil and gas fields from the industry's 12 biggest companies this decade is for fuels that cannot be burned without heating the planet past levels that world leaders promised theguardian.com/environment/…
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"The Land Institute is developing promising lines of perennial wheat, oil crops & other grains. The deep roots & tough structures of perennial plants could help them to withstand climate chaos." @guardian @GeorgeMonbiot theguardian.com/environment/…
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"A watershed moment in climate accountability" that should "should send shock waves through the oil industry" @cmuffett1, CEO @ciel_tweets Filipino inquiry concludes world’s most polluting companies morally & legally liable for impacts of #ClimateCrisis theguardian.com/world/2022/m…
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Renewable energy is inherently more democratic than fossil fuel; some thoughts from me in the @guardian theguardian.com/environment/…
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ICYMI: The World Health Organization reports that the costs of meeting Paris climate targets are "more than outweighed" by the health benefits ALONE.
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"The money invested in fossil fuels, they're using against us. Against freedom. Against humanity." The incredibly brave Dr Svitlana Krakovska. 🇺🇦 bbc.co.uk/news/science-envir…
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As current events make all too clear, our reliance on fossil fuels makes the global economy & our energy security vulnerable to geopolitical crises. Instead of slowing down decarbonization, now is the time to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy future.
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The #IPCC released its latest #ClimateReport today, #ClimateChange 2022: Impacts, Adaptation & Vulnerability “The scientific evidence is unequivocal: #climatechange is a threat to human wellbeing & the health of the planet,” – @poertner_hans ➡️ bit.ly/WGIIRep 🎥 ⬇️
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